California’s giant sequoias have been the object of fascination and commodification for nearly 200 years. Former park ranger Tweed traces their history In this comprehensive, engaging account.
A stretch of cold, sunny weather practically demands a good hike, and Lena Lake fits the bill. First, though, an otherworldly drive through sea smoke and past eagle sentinels.
With rain in the forecast, our day hike to Carbon Glacier turns into an opportunity to watch the seasons tick over from summer to fall in the blink of an eye.
Forest fires almost kiboshed the trip, but inspired thinking led to an inspiring backcountry adventure at Mount Rainier.
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mt. St. Helens, will have you questioning what you thought you knew about the most powerful natural disaster in US history.